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    34 Things That'll Make You Say, "Well, There Goes All My Money"

    Including a movie trivia card game, a matte lipstick that won't budge, a sparkly pillow with a hidden surprise, and more! Much more!

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    1. Double-sided tape so that you can freely wear any deep V-neck top without fear of your breast friends making an appearance. Plunging halters, you no longer intimidate me.

    The adhesive is strong but super gentle on your skin, meaning it won't cause any irritation or redness.

    Promising review: "This product works great! I wore a very low-cut maxi gown for my engagement photos and absolutely NEEDED tape to make the top portion stay in place/avoid a nip slip. This product totally did the job." —britt mo

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    2. A card game to put your expansive film knowledge to the test. This game comes with 54 cards, each with three different quotes from a movie: whoever guesses the movie name correctly gets a point and whoever guesses incorrectly takes a drink.


    Promising review: "I LOVE this game!!! It’s easy to pack anywhere, I mean it fits in your purse — and I laughed so hard with my friends that my stomach hurt. Highly recommended this for an inexpensive way to add fun to your weekend (or weeknight) dinner parties or game night. It keeps the cocktails flowing and the crowd laughing." —Melissa Keener

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    3. An alarm clock so loud, even the most stubborn snoozers will be forced to hop out of bed. Not only will this afford you more time to get ready every morning (bless), but snoozing = grogginess AKA this is better than a cup of coffee.

    This is battery-operated and (BONUS) doesn't make any annoying tick tick tick sounds.

    Promising review: "I just woke up to this alarm clock for the first time and WOW is it effective. It's so loud that it not only wakes me up, but it scares the day lights out of me so that I jump out of bed too. No falling back asleep with this one around! Besides the extremely effective alarm, it is darn cute. I wanted to cut back on the digital items in my bedroom, and this is an attractive way to do so. It's built very well, so it doesn't feel cheap." —Lauren

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in five colors).

    4. A Remington wand capable of doing the Impossible (yes, Impossible with a capital "I"). This miracle tool allows even the straightest of manes to hold the most beautiful beach waves: Just wrap your hair around the barrel, wait a few seconds, and you're done! Minimal effort required. Several tears shed.,

    This wand heats up within 30 seconds and has a 60 second automatic shut-off feature, meaning you'll never have any midday did-I-turn-off-my-curler panics ever again. The barrel also comes in 1" and 1.5" sizes, heats up to 410°F (and can be adjusted), and has a ceramic coating for even heat distribution.

    SIDE NOTE: I have been using the same Remington wand for about six (maybe seven) years and it is truly a gift from above. For reference, I have super straight, thin hair that usually can't ever hold a curl, but this helps me achieve a full head of beach waves in under 15 minutes.

    Promising review: "I have had this for five years and it still works amazingly. I use it so much that people don't know my hair is naturally straight, and I get compliments on it all the time. Honestly, I cannot believe how well this works and how long it's lasted considering how cheap it is. I bought this on a whim (cause it's only $20!) and it is one my greatest purchases of all time." —madison

    Get it from Amazon for $21.97+ (available in two barrel sizes).

    5. Band-Aid bandages because you love your new shoes, your Instagram loves your new shoes, but you know who doesn't love your new shoes? Your feet. Slap on this hydro seal cushion to prevent any blister apocalypses.


    Promising review: "I got a severe blister walking around Paris and these were a life saver. Comfortable, stay on forever, and they feel nice and cushiony." —rniche

    Get a pack of five from Amazon for $4.27.

    6. A sequin pillowcase with a hidden portrait of Jeff Goldblum. Opt for the pink sequins when you have guests, swipe the sequins away to reveal your beloved when the guests finally go away.

    Psst, this is also available in a Nicolas Cage option...

    Promising review: "Got this for my best friend (in gold) and my brother-in-law (in red) for Christmas. The mixed looks of awe and horror when they opened their gifts was the greatest Christmas gift I could have gotten. Not only is my brother-in-law taking this pillow back to his dorm to show the ladies he has great taste in pillows, but my best friend's niece spent an entire night snuggled up to Nic Cage's smiling face, or as she likes to call it 'creepy pillow man'." —Allegra Coggins

    Get it from Amazon for $10.58 (available in 36 colors).

    7. A potted spider plant ideal for anyone who would like to become a plant parent, but doesn't have the required green thumb. Not only does this beauty require minimal effort and skill, but it *also* works to purify your air and remove pollutants that are floating around you as you read.


    Get it from Bloomscape for $35 (available in five pot colors).

    8. A lid holder that will *gasp* keep your cupboard clutter to a minimum. Say goodbye to floods of plastic falling on top of your head whenever you go to reach for the peanut butter. I'd say you'll miss it, but you won't.

    Promising review: "I’m pretty sure the lids in my cupboard all wake up when we go to sleep, planning the next morning’s revolt against us humans. They jump out at me when I open the cupboard (pre-coffee, of course) and the resulting f-bomb wakes up my entire building. This thing is like jail for your lids. Your neighbors will thank you and you’ll save money with a decrease in swear-jar donations." —Joseph

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    9. A tinted Australian Gold face lotion packed with SPF50 (which you should already be WEARING EVERY DARN DAY). Slather this onto your skin every morning for sheer coverage, blurred pores, and a complexion best described as "bright." / Via @australiangold

    This sunscreen is made from an antioxidant-rich blend of kakadu plum, eucalyptus, and red algae that won't make your skin betray you via a ginormous breakout. PLUS! It's also fragrance-free and water-resistant for up to 80 minutes.

    This hypoallergenic sunscreen is also oil-free, dye-free, and reef-safe.

    **adds to cart immediately**

    Promising review: "Wow! This sunscreen lives up to every positive review I have read. I use sunscreen every single day, and this performs better than most. This tint works with my fair skin, and the finish is soft, natural, and not shiny. Plus, it's more affordable than many other sunscreens." —Susan Hardee

    Get it from Amazon for $11.19 (available in three shades).

    10. A copy of Mario Puzo's The Godfather novel that contains notes and special annotations by the film's director, Francis Ford Coppola. An excellent read at any time — even on the day of your daughter's wedding.


    Promising review: "WOW! This shows what a genius he is. Talk about detail! A lot of the book is endless notes on the original book, but it shows to what ridiculous amounts of detail and dedication he went through to create his masterpiece. I was really surprised because he'd write synopsis', tone, location details, potential problems for every scene, and this was BEFORE he wrote the script." —Matt Pacini

    Get it from Amazon for $32.29.

    11. A drawer organizer designed to let you stack your silverware, because kitchen real estate is not something we have. This helps your maximize every single inch of space and keeps your forks looking sleek and organized.


    Promising review: "I have a tiny kitchen with only three drawers, so space is limited My silverware organizer took up almost all of one drawer, so this organizer is a godsend! You can fit quite a few spoons etc. in each slot and my beater attachments fit perfectly into the top two hollows. You NEED this if you have a small kitchen with few drawers!" —mialro

    Get it from Amazon for $8.66.

    12. A Garnier gel-cream specifically formulated for people with combination complexions. This will give the dry patches on your skin some sweet, sweet relief, alllll while balancing out the excess oil on your t-zone.


    This formula (packed with vitamin C and antioxidants) feels super cool when it goes on your skin, and is non-comedogenic so it won't clog your pores.

    Promising review: "LOVE this stuff and I have for years, and I'll admit I'm not a fan of most Garnier products. This moisturizer doesn't feel greasy in the slightest, yet it is immediately soothing and it feels like your skin is drinking it in. You can wear it under makeup during the day or at night. I can't say enough good things about this product! I'm 43 and still get hormonal acne every month, and this product has never made it worse, and has actually helped clear it up when my skin, despite the pimples, has gotten too dry due from astringents and other facial cleansers for oily skin." —Maria

    Get it from Amazon for $6.29.

    13. Self-adhesive removable wallpaper that can take any room from drab to fab within minutes — this includes your very tiny bathroom that looks like it was built in the 18th century. HGTV? Not to brag, but I think you need me. I'm a person with wallpaper now.


    Get it from floralCOLORAY on Etsy for $34 (available in six sizes).

    14. A matte Maybelline SuperStay liquid lipstick you can hypothetically fall asleep whilst wearing — and it will still look great when you wake up in the AM. This magic stuff has a staying power of up to 16 hours, which means it must be the byproduct of some sort of sorcery. I know. / Via @maybelline,

    Promising review: "I love this lipstick! I fell asleep with it on and it stayed on all night. Plus, it has amazing pigment and dries within about five minutes. As a busy mom, I probably won't be trying out any other lipsticks for a while." —A. Williamson

    Get it from Amazon for $6.67 (available in 26 colors).

    15. An engraved pencil set for when your quill and ink duo aren't readily available. Standardized testing + these writing utensils = almost FUN!?


    Promising review: "My son freaked out when he got these! They cane quickly and are high quality." —Boy Mama

    Get a set of seven from Define Design 11 on Amazon Handmade for $12 (originally $15).

    16. A copy of Other-Wordly, a gorgeously illustrated book featuring words and phrases from different languages that range from Icelandic and Spanish to Japanese and Scottish., Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a charming and lovely book, beautifully illustrated with contents well worth the exploration in either one sitting or when the mood suits. I hope the author/illustrator feels inspired to create another volume!" —M Oliver

    Get it from Amazon for $12.11.

    17. A coconut + coffee Yes To cleansing stick you'll want to add to your AM routine. This stuff will ~wake up~ your skin like a cup of caffeine and is super hydrating, meaning your foundation will GLIDE on, I tell ya! / Via @yesto

    This gentle scrub and cleanser stick efficiently gets rid of impurities, while the coconut, avocado, and meadow foam seed oils work to leave your complexion feeling hydrated and supple.

    Promising review: "LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! Removes makeup, softens skin, smells invigorating. And I love the rollup dispenser!" —Kelly Rogers

    Get it from Amazon for $7.90.

    18. A Schick dermaplaning razor sent from heaven for people who are done with the pains of plucking and the expense of waxing. This rids stray brow hairs and unwanted peach fuzz, all while ridding your complexion of dead skin.


    And don't panic! This tool is super gentle, so you don't have to worry about accidental nicks and scrapes.

    Promising review: "This is a 100% painless and incredibly easy alternative to waxing or plucking. A few quick swipes gets rid of peach fuzz and I never have to worry about breaking out because of it. Also, it doesn't make hair grow back coarser or darker." —Ellen R.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $4.74.

    19. An off-the-shoulder swimsuit you can pair with any bottom and BAM! No one will know you're actually wearing swimwear as you stroll along the boardwalk. All you'll have to do is pack a pair of high-waisted shorts before your trip to the beach.

    Promising review: "This was the perfect swimsuit for my trip to the Bahamas! This suit is so flattering for any size or shape, and it pairs well with a pair of shorts or a skirt for another look." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 14 colors).

    20. Iridescent mixing spoons with a long stem, meaning these pretty little things are ideal for any and all beverages. Coffee! Cocktails! It's all up to you.


    Promising review: "We like these better than our other silverware! They hold up fine to different temperatures and hold color after many washes. I have not dishwasher-tested them, but they do great with hand washing." —Maggi

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $9.99.

    21. Iron-on patches to quickly mend all unintentional tear-in-jean scenarios. If your denim is beginning to rip at the inner thigh but you're not quite ready to retire them, then behold! The perfect solution.

    Just turn your jeans inside out, iron these on, and they'll basically be good as new. The set also comes with four different washes of denim, meaning you'll be able to use a patch that blends in super well.

    Promising review: "I got a hole in the inner thigh area on one of my favorite pairs of pants and I couldn’t throw them out. These patches worked great! I’ve worn them since and they are holding well and the patch isn’t noticeable at all." —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of 12 patches from Amazon for $5.99.

    22. A three-in-one tint you can use as a highlighter, lip balm, and blush for a dewy, glowing complexion. Throw this in your purse for when you're running late — it's the perfect way to give your complexion a subtle boost.

    This vegan and cruelty-free product contains coconut extract that also makes it super hydrating.

    Promising review: "I have, like, a thousand blush/lip tints and this is the only one I use anymore. Rosy is a neutral pink that would work well for anyone, and I actually like this better than the Glossier blush (which was my absolute favorite). This is far less expensive, you get more of it, AND it works well as a hydrating lip tint." —violet

    Get it from Amazon for $7 (available in three colors).

    23. An off-shoulder maxi dress that may NOT include an all-expenses-paid vacation with purchase, but if you happen to have a vacation planned? Say hello to your stylish daily uniform.

    Promising review: "I bought this dress in blue about a year ago and was nervous because I don’t normally buy clothes before trying them on. But every single time I wore it, I had at least a handful of people compliment me or ask where I found it. It was insanely comfortable, and I've since ordered two other colors." —MCD

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in eight colors).

    24. A magnetic rack perfect for storing spices, condiments, sauces, and whatever other cooking supplies you find yourself constantly reaching for (other than the takeout menu, of course).


    This easily attached to any magnetic surface, and yes — the magnet is super strong. It won't fall off under the weight of your paprika bottles.

    Promising review: "I wanted a way to easily access my spices, cooking oils, and sauces. I got one of these shelves and immediately got two more! The three of them stacked on my fridge hold almost all of my spices (I have a lot). They can even hold standard bottles of olive oil, vinegar, and other heavier bottles. Plus, the design looks sleek and modern and will probably match any kitchen." —Mar-Bar

    Get it from Amazon for $17.89.

    25. A rechargeable portable blender great for anyone who is perpetually late and trying to eat on-the-go. Dump in some of your favorite ingredients on your way out the door, press the blend button while you're walking to your car, and BAM! You've got yourself a smoothie.,

    This blender comes with an ice cube tray and a funnel, plus you can remove the base to turn the blender itself into a drinking cup.

    Promising review: "As a very busy college student, it's hard to eat healthy. Between my limited dining hall options and my busy schedule, I needed a way to both eat my veggies and get to class on time. ENTER: this amazing blender bottle. BEST purchase my limited paycheck was ever used on. Fill 'er up with wilted salad bar spinach, crappy orange juice, a grainy apple, some ice, and BOOM...a shake is born. No need to head back to my dorm to plug it into a wall-socket base like most blenders. To my amazed friends, I am now the wizard of smoothies. They all want one now!" —Adrianna Simmons

    Get it from Amazon for $31.44 (available in three colors).

    26. A vegan, cruelty-free Bliss facial oil formulated with camellia, sunflower seed, and jojoba seed oils. This non-greasy product delivers ultimate hydration (especially important after spending all day in the sun) while also ridding your skin of impurities. / Via @bliss

    Promising review: "For most of my life, I’ve had soft and nice skin (not to sound arrogant), but this past winter has really messed with it! It’s been so dry and rough for the past five months or so. After just a few days of using this oil, my skin’s softness has returned. So happy with this product and will be repurchasing!" —Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    27. A watercolor world map for the travel aficionado who has Pinned a lot of images to their ~adventure~ board. Feel free to use push pins to designate the places you have visited/plan on visiting in the future.


    Get it from ArtPrintsVicky on Etsy for $9+ (available in 19 sizes and six title options).

    28. A one line a day journal that recognizes you *may* be too busy to jot down your entire life story on the daily. This encourages you to sum up your day with just a line or two for five years...


    ...meaning you'll be able to compare where you are right NOW to where you were last year, on this specific date, on the dot.

    Promising review: "You will never regret buying this journal. I have always been a huge proponent of journaling. I journal everyday. I reread my old journals weekly. I love writing. This journal is a great way to ease yourself into journaling if it is an idea you’re exploring but are nervous to completely delve in. It is a huge commitment; I won’t lie, I occasionally go a few days without writing a few words. But being able to compare the years throughout your life is amazing. I wish I’d been doing this since I learned to write. If you’re thinking about getting this journal, do. It is my most prized material possession." —Samantha Bone

    Get it from Amazon for $10.63.

    29. Lightweight walking sneakers perfect for those of us who have been blessed with overactive sweat glands (🙃). These are constructed with a lovely mesh material to give your piggies a chance to breathe.

    Promising review: "I've had these shoes for a month and I love them so far. They are really comfortable, have moderate arch support, and the soles have a great spring. These shoes are very lightweight and really shape to your feet without being too tight, plus the upper material is breathable to keep your feet from feeling swampy (even if your feet sweat when you workout). I bought these for cardio and HIIT training which I usually do three times per week, and I'm really happy with them. There isn't any wear yet and the soles have even held up really well." —Grace Arnold

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 5-13 and in 31 colors).

    30. A flutter sleeve t-shirt that goes great with shorts, which reminds me to remind you that it is officially shorts season therefore it is time to THRIVE.


    Promising review: "Love this summery top! The floral embroidery detail adds just the right touch to dress it up a bit. I wore this recently on my trip to West Palm Beach and got so many compliments!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in three colors).

    31. Dainty pearl earrings about to become a part of your daily uniform. You'll find yourself reaching for these beauties over and over (and over and over) again.


    Get them from Pearlland88 on Etsy for $18.

    32. An eco-friendly Ethique shampoo bar you'll want to purchase ASAP because a) it adds a ton of body to even the finest of tresses and b) just one bar is the equivalent of three bottles of liquid shampoo. Volume + money saved = my definition of bliss.


    This pH-balanced bar uses orange, cinnamon, ginger, and salt for bouncy hair.

    If ~volume~ isn't a problem you're seeking a solution for, then no worries because Ethique offers eight different formulas for eight different hair concerns (ranging from frizz and damage to dryness and oily scalps).

    Promising review: "I have been using this frizz wrangler shampoo bar for a month now and I am amazed by it! First of all, it cleans my hair well — so well that I can now go three days between washing! (With other shampoos, my hair would be greasy and flat by day two.) It is so light, doesn’t weigh my hair down, lathers well, and rinses clean. It’s important to let the bar dry out completely in between uses so it doesn’t crumble and disintegrate." —P. Bin

    Get it from Amazon for $15.20 (available in eight scents).

    33. An insect repellant lotion with 20% Picardin that lasts for up to 14 hours and is fragrance-free. If you're sick of being an all-you-can-eat buffet for mosquitoes, then it's time to give this super effective formula a try.


    Promising review: "Used this product for twelve days during a safari in Tanzania, five days in the Amazon Rainforest, and three days in the Galapagos Islands and it was outstanding. In Africa, one person in our party was using an over-the-counter mosquito repellant and continued to be bitten — we gave her some of this and the biting ceased immediately." —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of seven from Amazon for $9.

    34. A mini refrigerator designed to store all your beauty and skincare products. And before you ask "but why", keep in mind that chilling said products extends their shelf life, helps nix puffiness when applied to your skin, and prevents bacteria from building up and causing an acne onslaught.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $59.95 (available in four colors).

    Me @ that alarm in #3. Is it possible that I'll actually *gasp* start to wake up on time?!

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